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FZNT25 KWNM 040236
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1036 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
TONIGHT. A SERIES OF WEAK LOWS WILL TRACK NE ALONG THE FRONT
TONIGHT INTO WED. A STRONGER LOW WILL MOVE NE OFF CAPE HATTERAS
EARLY WED...THEN PASS NE OVER THE WATERS LATER WED INTO
THU...WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA. ANOTHER LOW
WILL FORM NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST LATE THU...THEN DRIFT NE ACROSS
THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
SLOWLY E OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE AND APPROACH THE NRN MID ATLC
COAST SAT NIGHT...THEN MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA SUN BEFORE
STALLING OVER THE SRN WATERS SUN NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. TSTMS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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